Drama 1B: Advanced Acting

Course No: 6211
Subject: Fine Arts
Grade Level: 9, 10, 11, 12
Course Length: Semester
Course Type: Elective
UC/CSU Subject Approval: F
Prerequisite: Drama 1A: Intro to Theatre or equivalent experience
Criteria for Enrollment: None
Fulfillments: One semester of Fine Arts graduation requirement

Students will continue the study and development of acting through scene work. While building on the principles and techniques learned in Drama 1A, students will participate in group warm-ups (vocal and physical), theatre games, improvisations, and advanced theatre exercises. Students will work on scenes from professionally produced plays. Students will study 20th Century theatre through the study of playwrights such as Tennessee Williams, Arthur Miller, and August Wilson.